Travel

Travel Warnings and Advisories.

The link to Department of State’s information:
https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/alertswarnings.html

Travel Alerts – According to DOS, these are short term/situational events that you should be aware of when traveling to another country. Examples they give include stuff like worker strikes or protests during an election, a disease outbreak, or elevated risk of terrorist attacks.

Travel Warnings  – These are more long term. DOS says this means you should consider very carefully if you want to make the trip to one of these countries. Examples include unstable governments, civil war, frequent terrorist attacks, sustained high levels of violence, etc.

  • Central African Republic - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on January 14, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to the Central African Republic due to COVID-19, Embassy Bangui’s limited capacity to provide support to U.S. citizens, crime, civil unrest, kidnapping, and elections. Due to ongoing armed group activity and supply chain disruptions, on January 14, 2021, the Department ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. government employees. The presidential election occurred on December 27, 2020. Although there have been no specific incidents of violence or threats targeting U.S. citizens, civil unrest, demonstrations, and election-related violence (including renewed outbreaks of armed conflict) may occur throughout the country in the period following the election. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for the Central African Republic due to COVID-19.   The Central African Republic has resumed most transportation options […]

  • Uganda - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 13, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Uganda due to COVID-19 and the potential for violence during upcoming elections. Exercise increased caution in Uganda due to crime.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level 4 Travel Health Notice for Uganda due to COVID-19.    Uganda has resumed most internal transportation options, and the international airport is open for regular travel. Most business operations have resumed, however some day cares and schools remain closed. Other improved conditions have been reported within Uganda. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Uganda. General elections are scheduled for January 14, 2021. Demonstrations in Kampala and other cities in response to local political developments are more likely to occur during election periods, and often escalate to violence. Violent crime, such as armed […]

  • Indonesia - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on January 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Indonesia due to COVID-19, terrorism, and natural disasters. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Indonesia due to COVID-19. Indonesia has reimposed border restrictions due to COVID-19 and is closed to international travelers with limited exceptions. Government run quarantine measures are in place for all foreigners. COVID-19 is a serious concern in Indonesia. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Indonesia. Reconsider travel to: Central Sulawesi and Papua due to civil unrest. Terrorists continue plotting possible attacks in Indonesia. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting police stations, places of worship, hotels, bars, nightclubs, markets/shopping malls, and restaurants. Natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis or volcano eruptions may result […]

  • Grenada - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Grenada due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Grenada due to COVID-19. Grenada has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Grenada. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Grenada. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Grenada: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.   Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety […]

  • Turks and Caicos Islands - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the Turks and Caicos Islands due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Exercise increased caution in the Turks and Caicos Islands due to crime. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level 3 Travel Health Notice for the Turks and Caicos Islands due to COVID-19. Travelers to the Turks and Caicos Islands may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within the Turks and Caicos Islands due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Country Summary: The vast majority of crime occurs in Providenciales. Local medical care and criminal investigative capabilities are limited.                      Read the country information page. If you […]

  • Rwanda - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Rwanda due to COVID-19. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Rwanda due to COVID-19. Rwanda has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations and opening of air borders--land borders remain closed), and business operations (including daycares and schools). Some quarantines for inbound and outbound travelers remain in effect. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Rwanda. Exercise Increased Caution in: The Rwanda-Burundi border due to armed conflict. The Rwanda-Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) border due to armed conflict. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Rwanda: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and […]

  • United Kingdom - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the United Kingdom due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to terrorism Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for the United Kingdom due to COVID-19. Public transportation options are often limited but available. Businesses still operating do so under significant restrictions. Quarantine measures or entry requirements are in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the United Kingdom. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in the United Kingdom. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational […]

  • Equatorial Guinea - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on January 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Equatorial Guinea due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Equatorial Guinea due to COVID-19.   Equatorial Guinea has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Equatorial Guinea. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Equatorial Guinea. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Equatorial Guinea: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.   Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review […]

  • Panama - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Panama due to COVID-19. Some areas have increased risk due to crime. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Panama due to COVID-19. Reduced transportation options are available, and some businesses are operating, usually with significant restrictions. Quarantine measures, mandatory COVID-19 testing, or other entry restrictions are in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Panama. Do not travel to: Parts of the Mosquito Gulf due to crime. Parts of the Darién Region due to crime. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Panama: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) […]

  • Thailand - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on January 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Thailand due to COVID-19. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Thailand due to COVID-19.   Thailand's borders are still closed for all foreign nationals with few exceptions. Thailand has resumed domestic transportation options, (including airport operations) and business operations (including day cares and schools).  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Thailand. Reconsider travel to: Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat, and Songkhla provinces due to civil unrest. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Thailand: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive […]

  • Belize - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on January 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Belize due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Belize due to crime. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Belize due to COVID-19.  Limited transportation options are available, and some businesses are operating, usually with significant restrictions. Quarantine measures or entry restrictions are in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Belize. Violent crime – such as sexual assault, home invasions, armed robberies, and murder – are common even during daylight hours and in tourist areas. A significant portion of violent crime is gang related. Due to high crime, travelers are advised to exercise caution while traveling to the south side of Belize City. Local police lack the resources and training to respond effectively […]

  • Bermuda - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on December 21, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Bermuda due to COVID related conditions. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Bermuda due to COVID-19. Bermuda has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Bermuda. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Bermuda: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Bermuda. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. […]

  • Lithuania - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on December 21, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Lithuania due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Lithuania due to COVID-19. Limited transportation options are available, and some businesses are operating, usually with significant restrictions. Quarantine measures or entry restrictions are in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Lithuania. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Lithuania: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive travel alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for […]

  • French West Indies - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on December 21, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Do Not travel to French West Indies, which includes the islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Saint Martin, and Saint Barthélemy, due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for French West Indies due to COVID-19.   French West Indies has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in French West Indies. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to the French West Indies: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of […]

  • Hong Kong - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on December 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), including the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), due to arbitrary enforcement of local laws. Exercise increased caution in the Hong Kong SAR due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for the PRC, and a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Hong Kong, due to COVID-19. The PRC has resumed most business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within the PRC. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the PRC, as testing and travel requirements frequently change. Visit the Consulate General's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Hong Kong.  Please monitor the Hong Kong government’s website for further updates on COVID-19, as testing, transit, […]

  • China - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on December 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), including the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), due to arbitrary enforcement of local laws. Exercise increased caution in the Hong Kong SAR due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for the PRC, and a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Hong Kong, due to COVID-19. The PRC has resumed most business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within the PRC.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the PRC, as testing and travel requirements frequently change. Visit the Consulate General's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Hong Kong.  Please monitor the Hong Kong government’s website for further updates on COVID-19, as testing, transit, […]

  • Uruguay - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on December 14, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Uruguay due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Uruguay due to COVID-19.   Uruguay has resumed limited transportation options (including reduced airline operations and some re-opening of borders for Uruguayan citizens and residents) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Uruguay. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Uruguay. Violent crimes, such as homicides, armed robberies, car jackings, and thefts have increased throughout the country and occur in urban areas frequented by U.S. government personnel, day and night. Criminals commonly travel in pairs on motorcycles to approach unsuspecting victims with a weapon and demand personal […]

  • Georgia - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on December 14, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Georgia due to COVID-19. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Georgia due to COVID-19.   Travelers to Georgia may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within Georgia due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Georgia. Do Not Travel to: The Russian-occupied Georgian regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia due to risk of crime, civil unrest, and landmines. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Georgia: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  · Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. · Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to […]

  • Mongolia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on December 14, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Mongolia due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.     The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Mongolia for COVID-19.   Mongolia has reimposed stay at home orders in the capital of Ulaanbaatar and various provincial centers, and limited in-country transportation options and business operations. Mongolia maintains an almost total ban on the entry of foreigners and has limited incoming air traffic to government-controlled charter flights which have become inconsistent. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Mongolia. Read the country information page.   If you travel to Mongolia, you should: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the […]

  • Singapore - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions
    on December 14, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise normal precautions in Singapore. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level 1 Travel Health Notice for Singapore due to COVID-19.   While the COVID-19 environment has improved, some restrictions may still be in place. Quarantine measures or entry restrictions may be in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for details. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Singapore: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Singapore. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for […]

  • Mozambique - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on December 14, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Mozambique due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Mozambique due to health issues, crime, and terrorism. Some areas have greater risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.     The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Mozambique due to COVID-19.    Mozambique has resumed most transportation options, (including reduced but regular commercial flights, visa operations, and land border crossings) and businesses (including restaurants, markets, and retail stores). Other improved conditions have been reported in Mozambique. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Mozambique. Do Not Travel To: Some northern districts in Cabo Delgado Province due to terrorism. Reconsider Travel To: Pemba, the provincial capital of Cabo Delgado, due […]

  • Kosovo - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on December 14, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Kosovo due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Kosovo due to terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Kosovo due to COVID-19. Limited transportation options are available, and some businesses are operating, usually with significant restrictions. Quarantine measures or entry restrictions are in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Kosovo. Reconsider travel to: North Mitrovica, Leposavic, Zubin Potok, and Zvecan due to the potential for civil unrest due to ethnic tensions. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in the Balkans region, including Kosovo. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, […]

  • Eswatini - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on December 14, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Eswatini due to COVID-19.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Eswatini due to COVID-19.    Eswatini has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Eswatini. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Eswatini: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.   Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Eswatini. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for […]

  • Cote d Ivoire - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on December 11, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Côte d’Ivoire due to COVID-19, civil unrest, crime, terrorism, and upcoming elections.   Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Côte d’Ivoire due to COVID-19. Airport operations and international flights in Côte d’Ivoire have resumed, although the number of flights is reduced. Land and maritime borders remain closed. Business operations (including day cares and schools) have fully resumed. Visit the Embassy's  COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Côte d’Ivoire. Reconsider Travel To: Northern border region due to terrorism. Country Summary: Legislative elections are expected to take place in late February or early March 2021. Past electoral periods were marked by incidents of civil unrest, including demonstrations, vandalism, and violence. […]

  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on December 7, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Bonaire, St. Eustatius, and Saba (BES) due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for BES due to COVID-19. BES has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Consulate's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in BES. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to BES: See the U.S. Consulate's web page  regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.  Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Curaçao, which covers BES. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a […]

  • Republic of the Congo - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on December 7, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime, and civil unrest. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19. Republic of the Congo has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Republic of the Congo. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Republic of the Congo.  Country Summary: While not common, violent crime, such as armed robbery and assault, remains a concern throughout the Republic of the Congo. Political demonstrations can be unpredictable and violent. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens […]

  • Burundi - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on December 7, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Burundi due to COVID-19, crime, health, and political violence. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Burundi due to COVID-19.    Burundi has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Burundi. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Burundi. Violent crimes, such as grenade attacks and armed robbery, occur frequently. Though Westerners are unlikely to be targeted, the risk of being in the wrong place at the wrong time is high. Local police lack the resources and training to respond effectively to crimes. Medical services in Burundi fall well below U.S. standards, and there are no adequate trauma services in the […]

  • Bulgaria - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on December 7, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Bulgaria due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Bulgaria due to COVID-19. Limited transportation options are available, and some businesses are operating, usually with significant restrictions. Quarantine measures or entry restrictions are in place for certain U.S. citizen travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Bulgaria. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Bulgaria: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Bulgaria. U.S. […]

  • Saint Lucia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on December 7, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to in Saint Lucia due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Saint Lucia due to COVID-19. St. Lucia has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within St. Lucia. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Saint Lucia. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Saint Lucia: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review […]

  • Papua New Guinea - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on December 7, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Papua New Guinea due to COVID-19, crime, civil unrest, health concerns, natural disasters, and kidnapping. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Papua New Guinea due to COVID-19.  Papua New Guinea has lifted stay at home orders and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea. Reconsider travel to: Bougainville, particularly areas near the Panguna mine, due to civil unrest. The Highlands region due to the long-term effects of a natural disaster that occurred in February 2018 and civil unrest. Areas in the vicinity of Mt. Ulawun on the island of New Britain due to natural disaster. Country Summary: Violent crime, including sexual […]

  • Spain - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 30, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Spain due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Spain due to terrorism. Exercise increased caution in Barcelona and Catalonia due to civil unrest. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Spain due to COVID-19. Improved conditions have been reported within Spain; however, COVID-19 restrictions on entry for U.S. citizens remain. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Spain. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Spain. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas. Demonstrations continue to occur […]

  • Antigua and Barbuda - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 30, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Antigua and Barbuda due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Some areas have increased risk. Please read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Antigua and Barbuda due to COVID-19.   Antigua and Barbuda has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options, and businesses operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Antigua and Barbuda. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Antigua and Barbuda: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.   Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and […]

  • Samoa - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Samoa due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level 3 Travel Health Notice for Samoa due to COVID-19.   Samoa has resumed transportation options (including airport operations) and business operations (including day cares and schools). However, inbound travel is significantly restricted and business operating hours remain limited. Other improved conditions have been reported within Samoa. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Samoa. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Samoa: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.   Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow […]

  • Barbados - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Barbados due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Barbados due to COVID-19.   Barbados has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations and re-opening of borders), and businesses operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Barbados. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Barbados. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Barbados: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and […]

  • Mauritius - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Mauritius due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Mauritius due to COVID-19.   Mauritius has resumed transportation options, including international air travel, although all travelers must undergo a 14-day quarantine. Mauritius has resumed business operations, including day cares and schools. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Mauritius. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Mauritius: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for Mauritius. U.S. […]

  • The Bahamas - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to The Bahamas due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Exercise caution in some areas of The Bahamas due to crime. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for the Bahamas due to COVID-19.   Travelers to The Bahamas may experience travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within The Bahamas due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in The Bahamas. Country Summary: The vast majority of crime occurs on New Providence (Nassau) and Grand Bahama (Freeport) islands. In Nassau, exercise caution in the “Over the Hill” area (south of Shirley Street). Violent crime, such as burglaries, armed robberies, and sexual assault occur, but generally not in tourist areas. […]

  • South Sudan - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to South Sudan due to COVID-19, crime, kidnapping, and armed conflict. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for South Sudan due to COVID-19.   South Sudan has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within South Sudan. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in South Sudan.   Violent crime, such as carjackings, shootings, ambushes, assaults, robberies, and kidnappings is common throughout South Sudan, including Juba. Foreign nationals have been the victims of rape, sexual assault, armed robberies, and other violent crimes. Armed conflict is ongoing and includes fighting between various political and ethnic groups. Weapons are […]

  • Australia - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Australia due to COVID-19.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Australia due to COVID-19.   Australia has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and limited re-opening of inter-state borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Australia continues to enforce border restrictions due to COVID-19 and remains closed to international travelers with limited exceptions. Other improved conditions have been reported within Australia. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Australia. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Australia: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.   Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) […]

  • South Korea - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution to South Korea due to COVID-19.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.     The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for South Korea due to COVID-19.    South Korea has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within South Korea. U.S. citizens are reminded that a mandatory 14-day quarantine remains in effect for inbound travelers. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in South Korea. If you decide to travel to South Korea: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.   Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to […]

  • Guyana - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Guyana due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Guyana due to crime. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Guyana due to COVID-19.     Guyana has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations. Other improved conditions have been reported within Guyana. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Guyana. Violent crime, such as armed robbery and murder, is common. Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents.   Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Guyana: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Be extra vigilant when visiting banks or ATMs. Be aware of your […]

  • Tonga - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Tonga due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1Travel Health Notice for Tonga due to COVID-19. Tonga has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Tonga. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Tonga: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist. Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 […]

  • Tajikistan - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Tajikistan due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Tajikistan due to terrorism. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Tajikistan due to COVID-19.   Tajikistan has resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Tajikistan. Terrorists have targeted bicyclists and may target other places, such as residential areas, clubs and restaurants, places of worship, hotels, schools, outdoor recreation events, and other venues, although Government of Tajikistan facilities remain the most likely target. Facilities catering to westerners in Tajikistan present a heightened risk. Avoid large crowds and public transportation to the extent possible. Tourists should avoid activities that develop predictable patterns of movement. […]

  • Senegal - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Senegal due to COVID-19. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level 4 Travel Health Notice for Senegal due to COVID-19.   Senegal has resumed most transportation options, including international airport operations, and re-opened some land borders. Senegal has normalized many business and government operations including reopening schools. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Senegal. Exercise Increased Caution In: The Casamance region due to crime and landmines. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Senegal: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Do not stray from main roads and well-traveled areas in the Casamance region. Enroll in the Smart […]

  • Laos - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Laos due to COVID-19. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Laos for COVID-19. Most transportation options remained closed (airport operations are limited to sporadic charter flights and borders are open for commerce only). Most business operations (including day cares and schools) have resumed. Other improved conditions have been reported within Laos. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Laos. Reconsider travel to: Xaisomboun Province due to civil unrest. Exercise increased caution in: Remote areas along the border with Burma due to crime. Areas of Savannakhet, Xieng Khouang, Saravane, Khammouane, Sekong, Champassak, Houaphan, Attapeu, Luang Prabang, and Vientiane provinces, as well as along Route 7 (from […]

  • Dominican Republic - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the Dominican Republic due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for the Dominican Republic due to COVID-19.   The Dominican Republic has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the Dominican Republic. Exercise increased caution in the Dominican Republic due to crime. Country Summary: Violent crime, including armed robbery, homicide and sexual assault is a concern throughout the Dominican Republic. The development of a professional tourist police corps, institution of a 911 system in many parts of the country, and a concentration of resources in resort areas means these tend to be better policed than urban areas like […]

  • Peru - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Peru due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Peru due to crime and terrorism.  Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Peru due to COVID-19.   Peru has resumed most transportation options including airport operations. Other improved conditions such as the resumption of most business operations and a gradual re-opening of borders have been reported within Peru. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Peru. Do not travel to: The Colombian - Peruvian border area in the Loreto Region due to crime. The Valley of the Apurímac, Ene, and Mantaro Rivers (VRAEM), including areas within the Departments of Ayacucho, Cusco, Huancavelica, and Junin, due to crime and terrorism. Crime, including petty theft, […]

  • Honduras - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Honduras due to COVID-19 and crime. Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Honduras due to COVID-19.       Honduras has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Honduras.  Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Honduras. Do not travel to: Gracias a Dios Department due to crime. Violent crime, such as homicide and armed robbery, is common. Violent gang activity, such as extortion, violent street crime, rape, and narcotics and human trafficking, is widespread. Local police and emergency services lack sufficient resources to respond effectively to serious […]

  • Seychelles - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Seychelles due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Seychelles due to COVID-19.  Seychelles has resumed some transportation options, but most travelers are barred from entry unless they hold permanent residence or domicile in Seychelles. Seychelles has resumed business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Seychelles. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Seychelles. Read the Country Information page. If you decide to travel to Seychelles: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department […]

  • Vanuatu - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Vanuatu due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Vanuatu due to COVID-19.   Vanuatu has lifted stay at home orders and resumed business operations. Cargo flights, with limited outbound passenger service, and repatriation flights organized by the Vanuatu government are operating on an occasional basis. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Vanuatu. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Vanuatu: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.   Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should […]

  • Benin - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Benin due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Benin due to COVID-19.   Benin has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations) and business operations (including day cares and schools), although land borders remain closed to most travelers. Other improved conditions have been reported in Benin. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Benin. Reconsider travel to: Park Pendjari, Park W and adjacent hunting zones, and other areas near Benin’s northern border with Burkina Faso, due to terrorism and kidnapping. Exercise increased caution in: Urban areas due to crime. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Benin: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and […]

  • Nauru - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in Nauru due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Nauru due to COVID-19.   Nauru has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Nauru. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Nauru: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.   Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s […]

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise increased caution in St. Kitts and Nevis due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.     The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for St. Kitts and Nevis due to COVID-19. St. Kitts and Nevis has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported in St. Kitts and Nevis. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in St. Kitts and Nevis. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to St. Kitts and Nevis: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an […]

  • New Zealand - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions
    on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Exercise normal precautions in New Zealand. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for New Zealand due to COVID-19.   New Zealand  continues to enforce border restrictions due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in New Zealand. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to New Zealand: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.   Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.     Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for New Zealand.  U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review […]

  • British Virgin Islands - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 20, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to the British Virgin Islands due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for the British Virgin Islands due to COVID-19. The British Virgin Islands have lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in the British Virgin Islands.   Read  the country information page. If you decide to travel to the British Virgin Islands: See the U.S. Embassy's web page  regarding COVID-19.  Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for […]

  • Pakistan - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Pakistan due to COVID-19, terrorism, and sectarian violence. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Pakistan due to COVID-19. The Government of Pakistan has lifted stay-at-home orders and allowed the resumption of intercity domestic travel and mass transit services in most cities. Travel restrictions, stay-at-home orders, business closures, and other restrictions can be reintroduced at any time within Pakistan due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Pakistan. Do not travel to: Balochistan province and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province, including the former Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), due to terrorism and kidnapping.                      The immediate vicinity of […]

  • Bolivia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 9, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Bolivia due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Bolivia due to civil unrest. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Bolivia due to COVID-19. Bolivia has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Bolivia. Country Summary: Demonstrations, strikes, and roadblocks can occur at any time in Bolivia. Demonstrations can result in violence. Roadblocks and strikes may cut off traffic and restrict the flow of goods and services around the country. Domestic and international flights may be delayed or unexpectedly cancelled. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Bolivia: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19. Monitor […]

  • Bahrain - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 2, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Bahrain due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Bahrain due to COVID-19. The Bahrain airport remains open without interruption with enhanced screening measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Bahrain. Read the country information page. Due to risks to civil aviation operating within the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman region, including Bahrain, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an advisory Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) and/or a Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR). For more information U.S. citizens should consult the Federal Aviation Administration’s Prohibitions, Restrictions and Notices. If you decide to travel to Bahrain: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s […]

  • Malawi - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 2, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Malawi due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Malawi due to COVID-19.    Malawi has resumed most transportation options and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Malawi. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Malawi. Read the country information page. If you decide to travel to Malawi: See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.   Avoid demonstrations and crowds. Monitor local media for breaking events and be prepared to adjust your plans. Keep travel documents up to date and easily accessible. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow […]

  • Guinea - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
    on November 2, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Reconsider travel to Guinea due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Guinea due to civil unrest. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Guinea due to COVID-19.   Guinea has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Guinea. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Guinea. Country Summary: Demonstrations occur frequently throughout the country and are often sporadic and unplanned, making it difficult to predict the size, route, or level of violence or congestion that may occur. Any demonstration may turn violent, resulting in injuries and even fatalities. Demonstrators may attack vehicles that attempt to pass through or around […]

  • Venezuela - Level 4: Do Not Travel
    on October 30, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Do not travel to Venezuela due to crime, civil unrest, poor health infrastructure, kidnapping, arbitrary arrest and detention of U.S. citizens, and COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Venezuela due to COVID-19 and a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Venezuela due to Health Infrastructure Breakdown.   Visit the Venezuela Affairs Unit's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Venezuela. Country Summary: On March 11, 2019, the U.S. Department of State announced the withdrawal of diplomatic personnel from U.S. Embassy Caracas. All consular services, routine and emergency, are suspended until further notice. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Venezuela. U.S. citizens in Venezuela who require consular services should try to leave the country as […]